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Click here for Details on ALL FOUR DISCOVER! Guidebooks

Planning a Trip along the Mississippi River??

Click on this DISCOVER! link  to see the #1 Guidebooks to Mississippi River Heritage and Natural History, Volumes 1-4 of
DISCOVER! America's Great River Road, by river author Pat Middleton. 
Order all four DISCOVER! Guides and get ONE FREE! Save $15!!

We think you'll also enjoy the rest of our quality books below!

Old Country Amish are a common sight in the coulees and bluff tops from La Crosse to Viroqua to Cashton, Wisconsin.

Kathy Kuderer has lived and worked among the Amish for as long as I have known her--perhaps for the past 20 years!

Here she shares her understanding of the Amish who have moved from Ohio to settle on small farms in West Central Wisconsin. You will learn much about the values of the Amish life style, here. And you will learn much about Kathy!!

Down a Country Road
by Kathy Kuderer   $15.95

The River Companion
by Karen "Toots" Maloy

PRICE  $9.97

This practical guide by Riverlorian, Karen "Toots" Maloy explains a variety of river terms and navigation aids of interest to the Mississippi River boater. Buoys & Daymarks, Tows, Wing Dams, Channel Maintenance and Locks & Dams are just a few of the topics covered.


Bicycling Guide To The Mississippi River Trail

A Complete Route Guide Along The Mississippi River

By Bob Robinson


From Itasca State Park in Minnesota, to the southernmost point in Louisiana, on the Gulf of Mexico, Bob Robinson guides you along the designated route of the Mississippi River Trail, turn by turn. The Mississippi River Trail follows the mighty river's entire 2000-mile journey across America's heartland. Whether you are planning on cycling the entire trail across the country or just looking for a weekend adventure, this guidebook includes the services, route directions, bike shops, and maps you need to plan your adventure. The narration accompanying each section of the guidebook includes points of interest and history of the area, so that cyclists can better appreciate the communities and scenery they pass along the route. Many of the quaint picturesque communities along the Mississippi River have long been popular destinations for travelers, and are well equipped to accommodate their needs.
So grab your bike and get prepared for the adventure of your life!


Wild River, Wooden Boats
by Mike Gillespie


True Stories of Steamboating on the Missouri River
from one of our favorite authors!

Dozens of historic photos, charts, maps and Illustrations.

Look for Mike on the Mississippi Queen this summer where he will be serving as a Discovery Guide!

Come Hell or High Water
by Michael Gillespie

 "Gillespie weaves contemporary observations into a history of steamboating that hasn't been told in quite this way before. I found it new and fresh, and I thoroughly enjoyed the book."
~ Karen "Toots" Malloy, Riverlorian Research Director for the former Delta Queen Steamboat Company.

A Lively History of Steamboating...  with a delightful and informative anthology of accounts from steamboat passengers, crews and journalists of the 19th century. Personal accounts of all aspects of steamboat travel from the development and construction of vessels, to steamboat races, accidents and the pleasures of Mississippi & Ohio river travel.

One Man and the Mighty Mississippi
by Capt. Norman Hillman

"This book belongs in every research library in the country. Capt. Hillman's memory for specific names and incidents is remarkably accurate.
ONE MAN is an excellent history of the modern towboat era."

Captain Norman Hillman recounts his 60-year adventure as a professional riverboat pilot on America's Great Rivers.

  Steamboat Sketches by Neal Fink, Limited Edition Prints
Click Arrow below to Choose any Framable sketches
of 20+ historic riverboats.
$21.95 each

photo, left, to SEE our complete Gallery of limited edition prints of sketches by Neal Fink. To Order, Click on the arrow to choose the specific sketch you want.  $21.95 each.

Prints are on a heavy luster paper with one inch border and include information on the history of the boat and its significance. Boats include passenger vessels, towboats, tugs, and a private yacht, all but the Delta Queen were operating around the turn of the century. 

Questions? Feel free to phone us at 888-255-7726

Brewed with Style by Paul Koeller and David DeLano
$42.00 Hardcover  Edition

Whatever happened to Heileman Brewing of La Crosse, Wisconsin?!! This new 288-page book traces the history of G. Heileman Brewing from its humble beginnings to the saga of the company's fall from grace in the 1990s. A complete history of the company, its products, and the people who shaped it.

Many historical photos of La Crosse and the Brewing Industry.

DVD: At the Water's Edge, Majestic Steamboats
with Nick Clooney


Planning a River Cruise?

New River Boatin' DVD features a look backward at river boating history AND shares the experience of a Delta Queen Steamboat Cruise.



Mississippi River Activity Guide for Kids, with Teacher Notes
 by Pat Middleton

"The Mississippi River Guide for Kids is impressive. The student workbook is chock full of facts, enrichment activities, and it's entertaining. I read it all in one sitting just for the information it contained! Outstanding for teachers and home schooling parents."
--District Social Studies Curriculum Advisor, Sparta, Wisconsin


Click here for Sample pages and Testimonials



Marina and Harbor Amenities Listing

Vital marina contact information... everything you need to know about where to find recreational fuel, contact info, amenities information, river mile location and more for the entire Mississippi River, the Illinois, AND the Ohio. Do not cruise the lower Mississippi River without this harbor list!

This listing has vital harbor amenity information only.
We also recommend for boaters:  the DISCOVER! Guidebook Series and the USACE river charts. If you are new to the Mississippi River, we also recommend the RIVER COMPANION and the 1887 Ribbon Map (truly)!




Poster-sized Travel Map and Brochure
for the entire Great River Road

Simple map includes a sentence about each town. Not a road or river map, but it does contain the entire Mississippi River Valley on one side of the map. That is not easy to find! Great for pinpointing your location as you use the Discover! Guidebooks or the River Charts.


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